Another shocker for UPA: clamour for Chidambaram’s ‘dismissal’

December 15th, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) The already buffeted UPA government was dealt yet another blow with the opposition in one voice clamouring for the dismissal of Home Minister P. ... Read more...

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Deadlock over Dikshit stalls parliament again (Lead)

August 9th, 2011 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The logjam in parliament continued for the second day Tuesday with the opposition persisting with its demand for the ouster of Delhi Chief Minister ... Read more...

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India’s inflation overshoots official target (Lead)

April 15th, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Despite successive rate hikes and assurances from policy makers, India's annual rate of inflation rose to 8.98 percent in March from 8.31 percent the month ... Read more...

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No takers for England-Ireland match

March 2nd, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 2 (IANS) The buzz is missing from the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium. Frenzied fans who created a lively atmosphere during India's dramatic tie against England Sunday were not present ... Read more...

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Gorkhaland will never be created: West Bengal CM

February 21st, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Darjeeling, Feb 21 (ANI): West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee has said that the separate state of Gorkhaland would never be carved out.Addressing a public rally here on Sunday, Bhattacharjee said: "The ... Read more...

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Raja’s ouster fails to break parliament logjam (Roundup)

November 15th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) Parliament was stalled again Monday with the opposition firm on its demand for a joint parliamentary committee (JPC) probe into alleged corruption in the 2G spectrum ... Read more...

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An Indian-style Buddhist temple gifted to ’sister civilisation’ China (Lead)

May 29th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Kavita Bajeli-Datt Luoyang, May 29 (IANS) Wearing yellow robes and chanting mantras, dozens of Buddhist monks received President Pratibha Patil who dedicated a grand Indian-style temple to China as a "gift ... Read more...

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Dibakar Banerjee To Team Up With Abhay Deol Again

March 23rd, 2010 - 4:07 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
March 23, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): After the uproarious welcome given by critics to Love Sex Aur Dhoka its director Dibakar Banerjee is teaming up with ... Read more...

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Pakistan seeking civil n-deal with US: official

August 10th, 2009 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 10 (IANS) Pakistan is seeking a civilian nuclear deal with the US to overcome its energy needs and this cannot be ruled out in future, a top official said Monday. Denying ... Read more...

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Life insurers hope for reforms by the new government

May 17th, 2009 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 17 (IANS) A much stronger Congress-led coalition to form the next government bodes well for the life insurance sector clamouring for reforms, says the industry's representative organisation. "Two important amendment bills ... Read more...

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Chelsea will drive you mad, Hiddink warns successor Ancelotti

May 16th, 2009 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 16 (ANI): Chelsea's Dutch coach Guus Hiddink has warned his successor Carlos Ancelotti that the club's players can drive you mad.Hiddink will leave Stamford Bridge after tomorrow's final home ... Read more...

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Maneka criticises Mayawati for Varun’s detention (Lead)

April 1st, 2009 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Etah (Uttar Pradesh), April 1 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Maneka Gandhi Wednesday criticised Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati for slapping the stringent National Security Act (NSA) against her son ... Read more...

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BJP, VHP activists protest outside Etah jail

April 1st, 2009 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Etah (Uttar Pradesh), April 1 (IANS) There was pandemonium outside the Etah jail Wednesday with activists of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) clamouring for the ... Read more...

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Antulay remarks to dominate parliament sitting Monday (Lead)

December 21st, 2008 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Minority Affairs Minister A.R. Antulay's controversial remarks on the death of a top police official in the Mumbai terror attack is set to dominate parliament proceedings Monday, ... Read more...

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US reveals six-month-old probe into price manipulation

May 30th, 2008 - 5:33 am ICT by admin
DPA Washington, May 30 (DPA) With US petrol prices at all time highs, US regulators Thursday revealed a six-month-old investigation into possible price manipulation by oil companies that have incurred record profits over ... Read more...

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Time Warner to spin off cable TV busines

May 22nd, 2008 - 12:14 am ICT by admin
DPA New York, May 21 (DPA) Time Warner, the world's largest media company, is to spin off its lucrative Time Warner Cable unit in a $10.9-billion deal. As part of the separation, Time Warner ... Read more...

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Sonu Nigam rocks South Africa

April 7th, 2008 - 7:01 pm ICT by admin
By Fakir Hassen Johannesburg, April 7 (IANS) He came, he saw, and he conquered...again! Indian playback singer Sonu Nigam ended a three-city tour of South Africa on a high with a capacity crowd ... Read more...

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Malaysian Indians fighting elections for equal treatment

March 8th, 2008 - 9:59 am ICT by admin
(Letter from Kuala Lumpur) By Kul Bhushan Kuala Lumpur, March 8 (IANS) Malaysian Indians are contesting for the ruling as well as opposition parties as Malaysia goes to vote Saturday. While those in the ... Read more...

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No chance of reconciliation with PML-N: Shujaat

December 25th, 2007 - 12:45 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Dec 25 (ANI): The President of the Pakistan Muslim League (Q), Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain, has rejected any chance of a reconciliation with the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N). Shujaat said: There was no ... Read more...

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